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3. Big Wall

Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Benedictus/ Masterpiece T 
Dreamin' T,S,TR 
Ghost, The T 
Ghostrider T 
Hierophant Tower T 
Labyrinth Wall Direct T 
Magical Mystery Tour .(The Girdle /Traverse of Cannon Cliff) T 
One Drop of Water. V T 
VMC Direct Direct T 

3. Big Wall Rock Climbing 


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Location: 44.15801, -71.68536 View Map  Incorrect?
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Matt Hicky with his Morning pizza on the big wall

Description 

This is a 1000' tall cliff section with some stunning full length climbs like VMC Direct and Labriynth Wall. The only real bigwall aid routes in NH are on this section.

Getting There 

Hike the Moby Grape trail and head left.

Climbing Season

For the *Cannon Cliff area.

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',1],['5.11',3],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 3. Big Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 3. Big Wall:
VMC Direct Direct   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 800'   
Labyrinth Wall Direct   5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'   
Benedictus/Masterpiece   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 1000'   
Ghostrider   5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b R     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2

Ghostrider 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b NH : *Cannon Cliff : 3. Big Wall
This is a link up of a couple different routes in the vicinity of The Ghost that avoids the bolt ladders of that route. It is a very direct, natural line with some really classic climbing. The rock quality and protection is a bit lacking in places, particularly the Ghost Roof pitch. If you have done the other big wall classics, this route should definitely be on your list. P1. Start by climbing the first long, scrappy pitch shared by the Ghost, VMC Direct and a couple others. 200' 5.7P2. Free cl...[more]   Browse More Classics in NH

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By USBRIT
From: Keswick Cumbria.UK
Jul 12, 2012
You seem to have missed "One Drop of Water" 5.9 A3. Seven Pitches Starts between the VMC and the Direct Direct and finishes left of the VMC Direct via overhangs.. It is the true directisima of Cannon Cliff FA. Paul Ross Jeff Pheasant (alt leads)July 1976
By Rich Brereton
From: Durham, NH
Aug 12, 2015
Can we get an admin to organize these routes L to R?
Hierophant Tower
Ghostrider
The Ghost
One Drop of Water
VMC DD
Labyrinth Wall
Benedictus

I guess you could throw Magical Mystery Tour in at the far right of the Big Wall, though technically it starts on Lakeview.

Thanks!